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This weekday feature is for Juicers who are are on the road, traveling, or just want to share a little bit of their world via stories and pictures. So many of us rise each morning, eager for something beautiful, inspiring, amazing, subtle, of note, and our community delivers – a view into their world, whether they’re far away or close to home – pictures with a story, with context, with meaning, sometimes just beauty. By concentrating travel updates and tips here, it’s easier for all of us to keep up or find them later.
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Have a wonderful weekend folks, and enjoy the pictures!
If it’s Friday and it’s not the World Cup, it must. be. otmar! Wahoo!
Today, pictures from valued commenter otmar.
At the end of May, I spent a few days in Oslo. It was a business trip, but I managed to walk quite a bit around the city and visit some of the sights. Scandinavia experienced a very unusual warm May with temperatures up to 30°C in Oslo. This made for excellent sight-seeing conditions.
Here is the first batch of pictures: some impressions from the city.
This is the main church of Oslo, located close to central station.
This is the parliament in evening light. Btw light: Oslo is quite far north, thus the sun went down very late and thus this 9 pm picture still includes sunshine.
Oslo city hall is built right on the harbor front. Its unique design made it one of the landmarks here.
Close by is the building of the Nobel Peace foundation.
This is a view long the main axis of Oslo center: One end is the train station / cathedral and the other one is the King’s palace (pictured here).
Along that axis, there is also the national theater.
But not all of Oslo is old. This picture is taken from the roof of the very modern Opera House towards new office buildings close to the main train station.
Thank you so much otmar, do send us more when you can.
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